easyJet has exercised purchase rights to
increase its fleet of A320neos by 12 new aircraft.
The agreement takes the carrierís total
order for the A320neo Family to 159 aircraft, and its overall
orders for Airbus single aisles to 480 A320 Family.
easyJet currently operates over 1,000 routes
with a fleet of 333 A320 Family aircraft (39 A320neo Family and
294 A320ceo Family) and serves over 155 European airports in over
From its first A320 Family delivery in 2003, easyJet
has grown to operate Europeís largest A320 Family fleet and is
also Europeís largest customer for the neo.
Airbus says that the A320neo delivers 20% reduced fuel burn as well as 50% less noise
compared to previous generation aircraft.
At the end of October 2019, the A320neo Family had
received more than 7,000 firm orders from over 110 customers